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The Robert B. and Blanche Campbell Student Book Collection Competition

Competition Tips and Resources

Please keep the following in mind when submitting your entry:

  • Write your statement carefully; it carries great weight with the judges.
  • Neatly type your annotated bibliography; the form of the bibliographic entries should be consistent.
  • Consult one or more of the following sources below to get ideas about format.

Additional Resources

  • Gibaldi, Joseph and Walter S. Achtert
    MLA Handbook for Writers of Research Papers; fourth edition; New York: Modern Language Association, 1995
    Available at College Library and Research Library Reference; call number LB 2369 M72m 1995
  • Turabian, Kate L.
    A Manual for Writers of Term Papers, Theses, and Dissertations; sixth edition; Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1996
    Available at most campus libraries; call number LB 2369 T84m 1996

Questions about book collecting can be answered by consulting one of the following sources:

  • Carter, John
    ABC for Book Collectors; sixth edition; New York: Knopf, 1980
    Available at Biomedical Library History and Special Collections, call number Z 1006 C245a 1980; and at Research Library, call number Z 1006 C24a 1980
  • Iacone, Salvatore J.
    The Pleasures of Book Collecting; New York: Harper, 1976
    Available at College Library and Research Library; call number Z 987 I112p
  • Peters, Jean, editor
    Book Collecting: A Modern Guide; New York: Bowker, 1977
    Available at Biomedical Library History and Special Collections, call number Z 987 B644 1977; and at Research Library, call number Z 987 B644
  • Quayle, Eric
    The Collector's Book of Children's Books; New York: Potter, 1971
    Available at Research Library Department of Special Collections; call number *Z 987 Q29co; and at SRLF